Tigers sign rookie prop Betts

Date published: July 13 2016

Leicester Tigers have reportedly acquired the signature of rookie prop Ben Betts to bolster their front-row stocks.

Betts, who was part of the Irish U20 squad, agreed to leave Ireland after the Irish Rugby Union didn't offer him a contract according to the Leicester Mercury

Betts will join Leicester Tigers for next season and will have plenty mentors teaching him the dark arts of the scrum with England international Ellis Genge as well as Marcos Ayerza, Michele Rizzo, Dan Cole, Pat Cilliers, Fraser Balmain, Logo Mulipola and Riccardo Brugnara.

Betts was part of the recent Ireland U20 squad which lost to England in the final but proved to be a quality side throughout the competition in Manchester.